Reels - Facebook Launches Competition for TikTok
Jacob Blazewicz, 05 August 2020, 22:27
Facebook officially revealed Reels - a new Instagram feature and competition for TikTok. The service is available in over 50 countries.
Discord Breaks With the Image of Being a Paltform for Gamers
Sodar, 01 July 2020, 14:54
Discord has so far been associated mainly with conversations of players during online games. Now this is to change. The program will be profiled more towards a universal communicator for the community.
Microsoft Enables Free Data Recovery in Windows 10
mikos, 30 June 2020, 14:04
Microsoft offers its own solution for recovering deleted files in Windows 10. For free.
Microsoft Defender Launches on Android
Sodar, 24 June 2020, 14:39
Microsoft Defender ATP, a security app that so far has been used mainly on desktop systems, has also been launched on mobile platforms. For Android it is now available in the public preview version.
App Enables Us to „Copy and Paste” Real-world Objects
Bart Swiatek, 05 May 2020, 11:39
Developer Cyril Diagne presented a prototype of the AR Cut & Paste application, which enables us scan an object observed in the real world and transfer it to the computer screen.
Skype Added Option for Custom Backgrounds
Bart Swiatek, 24 April 2020, 10:55
Skype has received an update that allows users to add their own background to video calls. This option is available only in the desktop version of the app, except for the Windows 10 release, which can be found in Microsoft Store.
Here's Remote Work Control Program That Takes Your Photo Every 5 Minutes
Milosz Szubert, 24 March 2020, 19:30
The popularity of Sneek has increased in recent days. With its help, business owners can take pictures of their subordinates working from home every five minutes and check if they are actually doing their job.
Use Your GPU and CPU to Fight Coronavirus
Frozen, 14 March 2020, 21:21
Anyone with a Windows, Linux or MacOS can contribute to the invention of the cure for COVID-19, all thanks to the [email protected] application developed by Stanford University.
Messenger for iOS Just got Four Times Smaller and Twice as Fast
Bart Swiatek, 03 March 2020, 12:12
Facebook informed that iOS devices have received a new Messenger application. The program was developed under the so-called LightSpeed Project and is four times smaller and twice as fast as the previous version.
36 Thousand Free Flash Games Saved From Oblivion
Bart Swiatek, 03 February 2020, 12:22
Devs at BlueMaxima have saved 36,000 flash games from being forgotten, which would stop working at the end of the year - after the Flash plug-in will finally be disabled for good. The games can be downloaded as part of a special open-source program.
Avast Apologizes for „Hurting Feelings” and Shuts Down Jumpshot
Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2020, 13:41
Avast's CEO has apologized to his customers and informed them that the company's subsidiary, Jumpshot, has been closed. The case is related to recent controversy over the sale of user data. The information was collected by the plug-in installed with the Avast antivirus software.
Avast was Selling User Data
Bart Swiatek, 28 January 2020, 17:26
Avast, developer of the popular free Avast and AVG antivirus software, used the browser plug-in installed with them to collect private user data. The information was then sold to third parties by Avast's subsidiary Jumpshot.
Open Beta of GOG Galaxy 2.0 Launches
Agnes Adamus, 09 December 2019, 22:40
Today, after almost half a year of closed beta-tests, GOG Galaxy 2.0 has been officially made available to everyone. Everyone interested can now download and test the latest version of the CD Projekt client.
Apple Presents Best Apps and Games of 2019
Laty, 04 December 2019, 23:26
Apple published a list of the best apps and games available on the App Store in 2019. Let's see which apps are worthy of attention according to Apple.
Brave - New Browser For Those Who Value Privacy
Bebop, 15 November 2019, 21:12
Brave 1.0 Browser is a proposal for people who want to protect their privacy. According to its creators, it works faster and offers more security than some of its competitors. It can be downloaded for free on PC and mobile devices.
Google Stadia App is Now Available on Android
Paul Wozniak, 07 November 2019, 23:52
From now on, holders of Google Stadia subscriptions can download a dedicated app for Android devices. It enables you to set up your account, view games or connect your social profiles to the service.
Adobe Photoshop Debuts on iPad With a Free Trial Period
qjin, 05 November 2019, 14:55
Today was the launch of Adobe Photoshop on iPads running the iPadOS 13.1 operating system. The application is available for download at Apple store, and for the first month you can use it for free.
Vatican and Acer Present eRosary; Already Available in Sale
Julia Dragovic, 30 October 2019, 14:27
A not obvious cooperation between the Holy See and Acer resulted in the Click To Pray eRosary. A digital rosary and fitness band in one is compatible with the papal application improving prayer recitation. Since yesterday the gadget is available in stores, but do not take out your wallets just yet.
Apple Removes HKMap.live App After Pressure From Chinese Authorities
Adrian Werner, 10 October 2019, 14:07
Apple succumbed to pressure from the Communist Party of China and removed the HKmap.live app from the App Store. The app is used by Hong Kong protesters to track police activity.
Windows 10 Will Enable Android Users to Make Phone Calls From Their PC
qjin, 09 October 2019, 14:56
With the latest update for Windows 10 Insider Preview, we've learned that our phone will allow us to answer and make phone calls with Android-based smartphones.
Malware Found in 25 Photo Processing Apps For Android
Milosz Szubert, 27 September 2019, 11:49
Cyber security company Symantec, has announced that 25 applications for editing photos for Android include malware. If you have any of them, remove it immediately.
Closed Beta of Incognito Mode in Google Maps Has Been Launched
Paul Wozniak, 22 September 2019, 22:02
A few days ago a closed beta of incognito mode in Google Maps has begun. Currently, it is only available to owners of Android devices and members of Google Maps Preview.
Beta Version of GOG Galaxy 2.0 With First Major Update
Michael Kulakowski, 13 September 2019, 23:32
The closed beta version of GOG Galaxy 2.0 has been updated for the first time to bring its functionality closer to what the developers promised in their first announcements. Galaxy 2.0 allows you to create a universal database of our games on all modern hardware platforms.
Tool Enables You to Easily Import EGS Games to Steam
Bart Swiatek, 06 September 2019, 14:45
One of Steam's users created a useful tool that needs only one click to import games from most other launchers to Valve's client. This enables us to take advantage of many useful features such as Steam Overlay, home streaming and Big Picture mode. And we've got everything in one place.
ZAO - Popular Chinese Alternative to FaceApp May be Dangerous
Konrad Serafinski, 03 September 2019, 12:05
The Chinese application ZAO, which allows you to superimpose your face in a video or photo, breaks records of popularity. In an instant, it became the most popular downloadable program in the Chinese App Store and... a true deep-fake machine.
Highly-popular Android App Contained Dangerous Virus
Bart Swiatek, 29 August 2019, 18:46
CamScanner - Phone PDF Creator app has been containing a dangerous virus that installs other harmful files on your phone. The effects of atheTrojan can be very serious. The program has already been removed from Google Play Store, but in the past, it was very popular - it was downloaded over 100 million times.
Open Beta-tests of Chromium-based Microsoft Edge Have Started
Barth Faryna, 22 August 2019, 19:21
Tests of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge began in April this year, but only now did it enter official open beta-tests, and can be downloaded from the developer's website.
Discord Go Live Will Enable Us to Stream a Game to Our Friends
Konrad Serafinski, 10 August 2019, 22:49
Discord is about to introduce a new feature. It will be Go Live, enabling us to broadcast our games directly to a group of friends. This service is similar to Share Play on PlayStation 4.
Chrome Extensions are a Failure? Very Limited Numbers of Installations
Barth Faryna, 06 August 2019, 12:34
Chrome Browser Extensions are great and useful tools that can be very helpful in many situations. At least that's what sounds like in theory. Practice shows that most of them do not have many applications and almost nobody uses them.
VideoProc - Movie Editing App for Free in Special Offer
Konrad Serafinski, 23 July 2019, 11:48
VideoProc, a highly rated movie editing software, is now available for free on the developer's website. The promotion will last for less than three weeks. The application seems to be an interesting alternative to expensive competition.
The Controversial FaceApp is Registered in Russia
Julia Dragovic, 18 July 2019, 11:52
Wireless Lab, the owner of FaceApp, is registered in Russia, which raises some doubts among its users. The developers have already made an official statement, and in the United States, Senator Chuck Schumer has written a letter to the FBI asking for an investigation into the processing of user data.
Microsoft Word Installed on a Billion Android Devices
Barth Faryna, 16 July 2019, 12:38
The mobile version of Microsoft Word, designed for Android devices, has reached another milestone. The application has recently exceeded the threshold of one billion installations.
Windows 10 Now Shows Notifications From Android
Bart Swiatek, 04 July 2019, 17:41
Your Phone app for Windows 10 has a new feature that enables it to display notifications from your smartphone on your computer screen. The program also allows you to view photos and read and write SMS.
Corel Painter Essential 6 Available for Free
Jacob Blazewicz, 12 June 2019, 22:31
Full version of Corel Painter Essential 6, graphics program for aspiring artists, can now be downloaded for free. The app will be available until July 18.
You're Using an Old Photoshop? Adobe May Sue You
Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2019, 15:16
Adobe has informed customers using Creative Cloud software that using older versions of the application may expose them to a third-party lawsuit. The case is relevant to the ongoing lawsuit and illustrates how small little rights are given to the end users by licence agreements.
Paint's Not Dead Yet. The App Will Remain in Windows 10
Bart Swiatek, 25 April 2019, 21:45
Brandon LeBlanc from Microsoft announced on Twitter that the plans to remove MS Paint from Windows 10 had been suspended. Ffor the time being, the program will remain part of the new versions of the OS.
Microsoft Edge on Chromium Engine is Open for Testing
Bart Swiatek, 09 April 2019, 16:39
Microsoft has released an early version of the new Edge browser. The program abandons the EdgeHTML engine in favor of the popular Chromium technology.
Steam Reveals New Layout and Functionalities
Christian Pieniazek, 22 March 2019, 00:27
Among the highlights of Valve's panel during this years Game Developers Conference were the reworked layout of Steam library and developer events. The former can be examined up close, and some interesting details have been revealed concerning the latter.
Microsoft Enables Streaming of PC Games on Xbox
Bart Swiatek, 14 March 2019, 16:10
Microsoft has released Wireless Display, an app enabling us to stream pictures from PC screen to Xbox One. The software can be used for gaming and watching movies.
Chrome Gains, Firefox Loses Ground
Bart Swiatek, 04 March 2019, 11:46
The most popular Internet browser in February 2019 was Chrome. Google's app has increased its share of the market. The developers of Safari have reasons to be happy, Firefox, however, is losing ground.
Google Assistant Gets a Physical Button in Smartphones
Agnes Adamus, 25 February 2019, 15:09
Google's expansion in the AI market continues. Smartphones from producers that cooperate with the American giant will feature a dedicated button for launching Google Assistant.
Free VPN in Latest Mobile Opera
Bart Swiatek, 11 February 2019, 14:18
In the mobile edition of Opera browser appeared an interesting feature known from its "big," computer variety – a VPN, totally for free. The function is available in the beta version dedicated to Android devices.
Microsoft Suggests Companies Stop Using Internet Explorer
Bart Swiatek, 11 February 2019, 10:46
Microsoft posted a message on the company's official blog, in which it advises companies still using Internet Explorer browser to switch to a newer browser.
8 changes coming to Steam in 2019
Milosz Szubert, 15 January 2019, 12:58
The annual Steam summary has brought a list of changes to be implemented to the service in 2019.
Firefox 69 will disable Flash
Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2019, 12:53
Firefox will stop supporting the Adobe Flash plugin, beginning with is being disabled by default from build 69 onwards.
Facebook Messenger gets Dark Mode?
ElMundo, 02 January 2019, 13:04
It seems like the Dark Mode is finally coming to Facebook Messenger, the new layout is currently being tested in several undisclosed countries.